History professor Charles Tshimanga-Kashama joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the historic visit and its implications for the future relations between the two countries.
Many refugees have already been vetted and approved for entry, but President Joe Biden has yet to make an official commitment to rebuilding the US refugee program.
Over the last year, an Ebola epidemic has gripped Democratic Republic of Congo. The virus has reached the eastern city of Goma, home to over 1 million people. David Gressly, UN's Ebola response coordinator, talks about what this means for the fight against the virus.
The Ebola outbreak — by far the biggest Congo has seen, and the world's second largest in history — was declared by national authorities in August. It is concentrated in Congo's North Kivu and Ituri provinces.
"Congo Tales" is a new book featuring the stories of the Mbomo people in Congo, which includes portrait photography of the people acting out their myths.
As the world waits amid growing international pressure for the national electoral commission to make official the results, it’s already possible to see that significant change has come to DRC.
The vote planned for Sunday would be postponed by a week because of a shortage of ballot papers. The vote to replace President Joseph Kabila, who succeeded his assassinated father in 2001, was first scheduled for November 2016 but has been repeatedly delayed.
The Congolese government could approve a clinical trial within weeks, but a full Ebola response depends on improved security and increased awareness on how the deadly virus spreads.
After years in camps, Congolese refugees still search for a place to call home as rents in Seattle rise. For many, the threat of homelessness is real.